Fried Fish

Total Time:
19 min
5 min
10 min
4 min

6 servings

  • 2 cups fine grind wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups beer
  • 6 (10-ounce) fresh fillets Pollack
  • Combine flour, cornstarch, baking soda, baking powder, Old Bay, salt, and pepper. Add beer and stir. Let rest for 10 minutes. Dredge fish through mixture.

  • Preheat a deep-fryer or a deep pot filled halfway with oil to 350 degrees F. Gently immerse the fish in the oil, making sure it is fully submerged and deep-fry until it is golden brown and cooked through, about 4 minutes, turning to ensure even browning.

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This has got to be a joke....... There's no dredging in this! lol Im pissed item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made some today the only thing I left out was beer and I used whiting fillets. love the recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I also used all-purpose flour even though I had whole wheat flour and whole wheat pastry flour in my pantry. This was a great recipe. For an extra kick, I added 1 tsp. of paprika and 1/2 tsp. of cayenne pepper. Loved it. This is now my go-to recipe for beer battered fish. item not reviewed by moderator and published
We used all purpose flour and haddock instead, because that's what we had on hand - but the batter was terrific. Great flavor, nice lite batter really enhanced the flavor of the fresh fish. Higly recommend this batter. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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